Yobe govt. constructs, rehabilitates rural and urban roads
By Muhammad S. Chinade
The Yobe government said it had constructed and rehabilitated various roads to cushion the effects of the destruction caused by Boko Haram insurgents in the state.
The Commissioner for Works Alhaji Umaru Duddaye disclosed this in a document he made available to Newsmen in Gashua the headquarter of Bade Local Government.
Umar Duddaye said the government had put emphasis on infrastructural development, particularly in the provision of roads and drainages, in urban and rural areas of the state.
The Commissioner stated that, the government constructed a 4-km road and 8-km concrete drain at Buni Yadi; 1.6Km road, 3.2km concrete drainage at Damagum, 1.5km road and 3km concrete drainage at Babban Gida the headquarter of Tarmuwa Local Government of the state.
According to him, the state government also constructed about 2.3km road and 4.6km concrete drainage at Jajimaji, 1.0km road and 2.0km concrete drainage at Mallum Mattari in Damaturu Local Government area.
Duddaye noted that the government also constructed 800m laterite road and culvert along Works Quarters and fixed potholes in Damaturu the state Capital.
According to him other ongoing projects, includes 16km Nguru-Balanguwa Road, 12km Damagum-Gubana Road, 2.6km road and 5.2Km concrete drainage at Potiskum.
The commissioner explained that government equally paid for all the inherited ongoing projects, which according to him include a 25.5Km dual carriage way from Damaturu to Kalallawa, 4.5Km dual carriage way from Abattoir Junction in Damaturu.